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Is Flonase safe to use one year after expiration date?

Is Flonase safe to use one year after expiration date?

No: All medications have expiration dates and they should not be used beyond the expiration date. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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How long is it safe to use Flonase? Once a day?

How long is it safe to use Flonase? Once a day?

Long time: Flonase can be safely used if applied correctly and used within the recommended dose. Although a WHO report suggested that this could be linked to a slightly higher incidence of glaucoma, this is not the usual experience. ...Read more

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Is it still safe to use Flonase if I already took nyquil?

Yes: These medications work very differently and are safe to take together. ...Read more

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My flonase expired in january of this year is it safe to use?

My flonase expired in january of this year is it safe to use?

Safe: Your flonase, assuming it was not kept in too hot a place, will be fully effective despite that expiration date. ...Read more

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Is Flonase or nasonex (mometasone) safe to use for many months if your child have allergies?

Is Flonase or nasonex (mometasone) safe to use for many months if your child have allergies?

Yes: Both medications have been tested in children as young as 3 years of age for as long as 12 months and found to cause no significant long-term adverse effects when used in appropriate doses. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Advair and Flonase together? Can they cause you to be shaky or nauseated? I worry about side effects due to sensitivities.

Yes but: If you are taking high-dose Advair, the additive effective of Flonase may theoretically add to the steroid effects leading to a slightly higher risk of cataract. In practice, I have yet seen this problem. The long acting bronchodilator (LABA) portion of Advair can cause shakiness.
Ask your doctor to see if a trial with leukotriene modifier may be considered in place of LABA ...Read more

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How safe is Flonase to use for sinus inflammation problems? Is that something that will make my allergy symptoms worse after I stop using it?

How safe is Flonase to use for sinus inflammation problems? Is that something that will make my allergy symptoms worse after I stop using it?

Flonase: It is a nasal steroid spray for treatment of allergic rhinitis. It is safe for long term use and does not have a rebound effect like otc decongestant spray when you stop using it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Flonase while on low dose Prednisone (5mg)?

Is it safe to use Flonase while on low dose Prednisone (5mg)?

Commonly used: It is not unusual for your OTO specialist to place you on a short course of oral steroid at the same time you are started on a nasal spray like Flonase. If the 5mg prednisone steroid you are taking was not prescribed by the same doctor that prescribed the Flonase, please notify them immediately ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Flonase and take Ibuprofen and sudafed pe in the same day?

Yes: Safe, good that you asked, read the labels carefully, always exercise caution with multiple medications, good luck ...Read more

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There is a foul smell coming from my Flonase nasal spray bottles tip. Bacteria? Shall I use it or thoroughly clean it with alcohol beforehand?

No, don't use it: Get a new one, fungus can grow easily on steroid sprays, keep using the saline nasal washes, if you don't improve on flonase OTC, you need to get seen, mind you read the labels carefully on how to use it ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Flonase and Afrin and Zyrtec in the same day for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction?

Is it safe to use Flonase and Afrin and Zyrtec in the same day for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction?

Yes: You can, but don't overuse Afrin, read the labels carefully, follow up with your doctor if no improvement ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Flonase twice a day one spray each nostril long term for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction?

Is it safe to use Flonase twice a day one spray each nostril long term for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction?

Yes, it's safe: If it is helping and you can remember to take it twice a day, then splitting the dose twice a day should continue to work. You do not develop rebound congestion nor tolerance to this class of nasal sprays. ...Read more

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Flonase safe for respiratory/sinus infection? Allergic to many antibiotics and c diff history so dr gave Flonase. Saw on Internet not safe to use??

Flonase safe for respiratory/sinus infection? Allergic to many antibiotics and c diff history so dr gave Flonase. Saw on Internet not safe to use??

Sinus infection: What are your symptoms? What are your comorbid medical conditions? Why did your doctor prescribe flonase? was there suspicion of reactive airway due to allergies? Are you constricted or wheezing when you breath? What kind of "sinus infection" were you diagnosed with? If bacterial you need antibiotics. If you are worried about c diff, take probiotics and active culture yogurt when on antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is Flonase safe long term?

Is Flonase safe long term?

Yes: There is minimal systemic absorption, and long term nasal topical steroids are safe long term without the traditional adverse effects of oral steroids. There are minimal side effects as with any drug, so let your prescribing doctor know if you experience any. ...Read more

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Can you use expired flonase?

Not recommended: It's probably safe to use, depending on how old it is--however, if the medication is expired, I would recommend getting a new nose spray. ...Read more

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May I use Flonase more than once a day?

May I use Flonase more than once a day?

Not per label: Flonase is labeled for once a day use, two sprays per nostril. ...Read more

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How well does Flonase work if I use it once a day?

How well does Flonase work if I use it once a day?

Pretty well: Most people get good relief using this topical corticosteroid spray 1-2 puffs each nostril daily. Sometimes you have to use if twice a day to get symptoms under control. If it's not working well it may be that you haven't shaken the bottle enough, you incorrectly positioned the tip of the device, you don't have allergic rhinitis or you need allergy immunotherapy. See an allergist. ...Read more

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Can I use saline hours after using flonase?

Can I use saline hours after using flonase?

Yes: You can use saline in a sinus rinse after using the Flonase but I would wait for at least on hour. If you are just using the sinus spray like wetting drops this should not be a problem either. ...Read more

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Is Flonase safe? There were so many side effects listed on webmd. Are any dangerous?

Yes: Flonase has been around for many years and if used properly as recommended is a safe medication. All medications have possible side effects but is used for the right conditions and as instructed can be safe. ...Read more

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I've used Flonase for two weeks by doctors recommendation so can I just use it whenever now?

Flonase nasal spray: Your doctor prescribed Flonase for allergic rhinitis. Frequent use can result in adverse reaction of the drug nose bleed, headaches, irritation etc. Please seek your doctors advice if you need to continue medication, onager than prescribed. ...Read more

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What is the best way to use Flonase and a nasal rinse?

Seperately: Using both a nasal steroid spray and nasal saline can be helpful. One should use the nasal saline first then the nasal steroid. ...Read more

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Is Flonase safe? I read it lowers your immunity and raises higher chance of infections

Is Flonase safe? I read it lowers your immunity and raises higher chance of infections

Safe: Flonase contains steroids but systemic absorption is minimal. Its effects on the immunity is close to negligible. Best wishes ...Read more

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Is regular Flonase in green bottle just as good as the semi mist. Does regular block the 6 key areas. That semi mist is hard to spray sideways?

Yes: But you will need to find one which works the best for you since the way you apply the spray (sides instead of center of nose) is even more important than the medication itself. ...Read more

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What is the correct way to use Flonase nasal spray?

The following: If asking about the technique then refer to this link where it's explained nicely (too long to paste here): https://www. Drugs. Com/flonase.html

If asking in regards to dosage then either 1 puff/spray (50 mcg) in each nostril twice daily, or 2 puffs in each nostril once daily. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Flovent and Flonase at the same time?

Is it safe to take Flovent and Flonase at the same time?

Yes: Flovent (fluticasone oral inhaler) and Flonase (fluticasone nasal inhaler) can be used at the same time... as long as one's doctor knows how often per day, and for how many weeks or months the inhalers are being used. Disorders treated with such inhalers include asthma, allergic rhinitis, non-allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, eosinophilic esophagitis, etc... ...Read more

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Can you use zyrtec (cetirizine) and flonase at the same time?

Yes: There is no drug interaction when these two medications are taken together, therefore they can be taken together ...Read more

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